cost of war. it's not in dollars. it's in these names right here. these are all people that represent families that have lost because of, you know, what we're doing out there. >> reporter: now, tori, as you can see across the street here at the plaza, there are some veterans in some of their military gear. they are just about to speak. one of the best-known speakers is aaron scott, who was hurt by oakland police last year in a protest at occupy oakland. he will be speaking along with others who want to call attention to veterans on this 10th anniversary of the iraqi war. live in san francisco, sal castanedo, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you, sal. it's a bay area memorial honoring troops killed in iraq and afghanistan. you may have seen this la fayette hillside covered in white crosses. mum, what the creator says about the fate of this memorial. sheriff's deputies are investigating what led up to a deadly police shooting near the east foothills of san jose.